mari smith

Improve Your Business Immediately (Social Media Included)

SMMW15 Photo Via Andy Crestodina via Twitter-1

Want to boost your business quickly? Follow these 7 social media lessons from #smmw15. Apply them regardless of business type. Leverage your existing power.

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

How To Be A Social Media All Star

Social Media All Stars

If there was a social media equivalent of the 2013 Baseball All Star game, who would you choose to be your social media star?

Check out any list of top social media experts and you’ll find that they have a set of consistent traits. While following these traits by themselves won’t necessarily make you a social media star, they will help you establish your social media credentials.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Social Media: 10 Influential Women You Need to Know

International Women's Day

In honor of International Women’s Day, here are ten women who have changed and shaped how we view social media. While many of these women aren’t household names, don’t let that fool you. Each is a powerhouse in her area of expertise. They’ve learned by being in the trenches and it’s worth your time to follow them and read what they have to say.

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

14 Social Media Blogs We Love (& Why You Should Too!)

Blogger Valentine

It’s Valentine’s Day when we celebrate romance and who’s more romantic than a blogger? They share their enthusiasm, knowledge and emotions regularly without expectation of compensation.  In the spirit of romance we celebrate fourteen of the social media blogs we love and the bloggers behind them in alphabetical order.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

101 Social Media Marketing Resources

Social Media Icon Sets - SkyTechGeek

Here’s a monster list of 101 social media marketing resources (the 2012 edition) to help expand your knowledge of this ever-changing ecosystem. These resources are useful for newbies and social media mavens alike, looking to learn about the field as well as to hone their business skills.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

10 Social Media Conference Tips Every Business Needs to Grow

Conference talk

Conferences and other live events provide opportunities to extend your business’ social media reach. Conferences are an older version of social media without the technology. To ensure your entire team, not just the presenter, support your conference opportunity, here are ten actionable social media tips. (Here’s an 8 point conference checklist that’s a good starting point.)

Tags: , ,

Social Media: Professional Versus Personal

Social media- professional versus personal

On social media, many individuals as well as corporations and other forms of organizations would love to be able to distinguish professional from personal interactions When it comes to social media, can you really keep your professional and personal lives separate? To quote my accounting professor, it depends.  (To help your thinking, here’s the social media 10 commandments.) Before you dive into social media here are ten points to help you decide how you want to present yourself professionally and personally.

Tags: , ,